El Vergonzoso. (The Shamefaced One); Caprichos 54

Caprichos 54

1797–98
Francisco Goya y Lucientes (Spanish, 1746–1828)


Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 089, I, 2; Delteil 038: G& W 559

Dimensions

Platemark: 21.7 x 15.2 cm (8 9/16 x 6 in.) Sheet: 26.2 x 18.1 cm (10 5/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1229

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint, working proof before letters

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Working proof, before letters (H. 89, I, 2).

Inscription

Later inscriptions:u.r. In graphite : 54; l.l: Vergonzoso

Signed

unsigned

Markings

On recto, red stamp of P. Burty (Lugt 413); on verso: stamp of Hnery F. Sewall in red (Lugt 1309); purple MFA stamp of Harvey D. Parker collection (Lugt 1870) with accession no. in graphite P19363

Provenance

Philippe Burty (1830-1890), Paris, stamp (Lugt 413) sale of April 27, 1876 by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, lot 694, Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816–d. 1896), New York (Lugt 870); October 21, 1897, sold by Charles Sewall to the MFA. (Accession date: March 23, 2018)

NOTE:
Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund